Postdoc in Water Resources Modelling, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management

University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen, , DK

Postdoc in Water Resources Modelling
Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
Faculty of Science
University of Copenhagen

The postdoc position is linked to an on-going research project funded by Danida Fellowship Center focusing on integrated water resources management in the Udaipur District, India. The project research is carried out as a collaboration between two Danish and three Indian partnersThe research tasks of the postdoc position include among others (1) development of an integrated and distributed hydrological and hydraulic model for the Ayad catchment based on the MIKE SHE code, (2) processing of relevant remote sensing products to obtain spatial and temporal data for surface characteristics, (3) model analyses of water balances and flow dynamics and (4) analysis of water resources management schemes for current and future conditions under the impact of climate changeThe position will involve a few short-term travels to India.The postdoc’s duties will include research within water resources modelling as well as contribution to teaching. The post may also include performance of other dutiesFurther information on the Department is linked at Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Karsten Høgh Jensen, +45 2875 2484, [email protected]

The position is a two year position and is open from June 15 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.The starting salary is currently up to DKK 437.843 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.871). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is April 18 2021, 23:59 GMT +2

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.You can read about the recruitment process at

Interviews will be held online via Zoom.


Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

Deadline: 18 April 2021
Unit: Faculty of Science
Campus: Institut for Geovidenskab og Naturforvaltning
Read the job description and apply online